London: J.Bumpus, 1819. Full leather. Eight volumes. Octavo. The Spectator, a new edition carefully corrected from the original, with historical, biographical and explanatory notes contents, and a general index, to which are prefixed the lives of the author.Bound in full black morocco, gilt motif to covers and spine, gilt title, raised bands, all edges gilt.
London: De La More Press, 1903. Full leather. one volume. Quarto. Eikon Basilike or the Kings Book, edited by Edward Almack, this issue is limited to two hundred and ninety copies which this is number 172, secondary title page printed red and black with portrait illustration.Bound in black morocco, covers with inlaid brown and tan swirling mosaic pattern, gilt title, raised bands, all edges gilt, leather and gilt turn-ins.
London: Longmans, Green and Longmans, 1856. Leather_bound. Three volumes. Octavo. First Edition. Richard F. Burton Personal Narritive of a Pilgrimage to El-Medinah and Meccah.Illustrated with coloured plates folding maps and plans. Attractively bound in three quarter calf and with marbled boards, all edges marbled, gilt motif to spine with five raised bands, gilt titles. A very rare first edition.
London: George Routledge and Sons, 1922. Leather_bound. Two volumes. Folio. Early English Furniture and Woodwork by Herbert Cescinsky and Ernest R. Gribble. Photogravures illustrations.The early woodworkers his life, tools and methods, Gothic Wood Workers, Wood Panelling and Mantels, Timber House, Porches and Doors, Staircase, Chest and Standing Cupboards, Walnut Chairs, Tables, Clocks, Lacquer Works, Cabinet, etc.Bound in half brown morocco with brown cloth boards, gilt spine and titles, raised bands, decorative endpaper.
London: George G. Harrap and Company, 1933. Full leather. Four volumes. Thick octavo. First Edition. Marlborough His Life And Times, by Winston Spencer Churchill. Illustrated portraits and facsimile letters. Recent bound in full red morocco, spine gilt rampant lion, gilt title, raised bands, top edge gilt.
London: Henry Holburn and Company, 1823. Full leather. four volumes. Octavo. First Edition. Memorial De Sainte Hèlène, Journal of the Private Life and Conservation of the Emperor Napoleon at Saint Helena.Illustrated with maps and diagram. Bound in full black morocco, gilt motif to covers and spine, maroon title label, marble edges and endpaper.
Boston and New York: Houghton Mifflinand Company, 1909. Full leather. Twenty-five volumes. Octavo. The Works of George Eliot. The Large Paper Edition is limited to seven hundred and fifty copies which this is number one. Hand colored frontispiece to each volume, illustrated throughout set. Bound in full brown crushed morocco with double rules and elaborate scroll pattern surrounding the covers all in gilt, spine with raised bands in six compartments with gilt motif, gilt titles, top edge gilt, inner covers multiple gilt rules and scroll pattern of tan morocco, water silk free endpaper. A beautiful set in fine binding.
London: George Routledge and Sons, Limited, 1908. Full leather. One volume. Octavo. The Rubàiyàt of Omar Khayyàm. Twelve hand-colored plates after the drawings by Gilbert James. Stunning full red morocco by Bayntun-Rivière the cover with multiple fillets to the side corners of grapevines and grapes of green and purple inlaid morocco, with central brown inlaid of a serpent wrap-around a gilt chalice, spine decorated into compartments of inlaid leaves and grapevines between raised banding, second and fourth panels gilt title, all edges gilt, rare cover single gilt-rule with a green inlaid leaves , inner covers gilt borders of red morocco and tan silk doublures, A splendid and beautiful binding.
London: John Murray, 1854. Leather_bound. Eight volumes. The History of the Decline and Fall of the Roman Empire, with notes by Milman and M. GUizot, edited by William Smith, portrait and maps illustrations. Bound in full tan calf, gilt motif to covers and spine, raised bands, brown gilt title labels, marbled endpapers, all edges marbled.
London: Longman and Green, 1840. Full leather. Eight volumes. Octavo. Visits to Remarkable Places; Rural and Domestic Life of Germany; Rural Life ogf England; Student Life of Germany; Homes and Haunts of the British Poets; Northern Heights of London, 1840; 1842; 1840; 1849; 1847 and 1869. A particularly handsome set in full tan polished calf with gilt decorative spine, red and green title labels, triple gilt rule to covers gilt turn-ins, all edges gilt. marbled endpapers, illustrated throughout.
London: Fisher Son and Company, 1900s. Full leather. One volume. Quarto. Emm Roberts. Hindostan its Landscapes, Places, Temples, Tombs, the shores of the Red Sea;and the sublime and romantic scenery of the Himalayan Mountains, illustrated in a series of views drawn by Turner, Stanfield, Prout, Cattermole, Roberts, Allom, etc, from the original sketches by commander Robert Elliot and Francis White, with descriptions by Emma White. Bound beautifully in full blue morocco, elaborate gilt decoration to covers and spine, raised bands, tan title label, gilt turn-ins, all edges gilt, marbled endpaper.
Boston: Small, Maynard and Company, 1912. Leather_bound. One volume. Quarto. First Edition. ART, by Auguste Rodin. Translated from the french of Paul Gsell by Mrs. Romilly Fedden, one hundred and six illustrations in half-tone and photogravure. Bound in three quarter brown morocco, cloth boards, spine gilt decorations, gilt title, raised bands, top edge gilt, marbled endpaper.
London: George Allen, Sunnyside, Orpington, 1893. Full leather. Three volumes. Folio. Fifth edition. The Stones of Venice by John Ruskin. Illustrations drawn by the artist. Bound in full navy blue morocco, blind and gilt tooling to covers and spine, gilt title, raised bands, top edge gilt, blue marbled endpaper.
Edinburgh: Cadell and Company, 1829. Full leather. Seventy-four volumes. Small Octavo. The Writings of Sir. Walter Scott the Waverley Novels. ALL FIRST EDITION.Bound by Morrell Binder in full tan morocco covers and spine gilt decorations, red and black title labels, all edges gilt, leather turn-ins.
New York: Charles L. Webster, 1888. Leather_bound. Two volumes. Octavo. First edition. The Personal Memoirs of Henry Philip Sheridan, General United States Army and a Union General of American Civil War. Portrait frontispiece, Publisher's bound in three quarter brown morocco, gilt title, raised bands, top edge gilt.
London: John Camden Hotten, 1835 -1853. Full leather. Two volumes. Octavo. The Comic Alamanack. Containing merry tales, humerous poetry, quips and oddities by Thackeray, Alberto Smith, Gilbert A. Beckett, The Brothers Mayhew. Many hundreds illustrations by George Cruikshank and other artist. Bound in full tan tree calf, cover and spine gilt floral decorations, red title label, raised band, all edges marbled.
Boston and New York: Houghton Mifflin, 1906. Leather_bound. Twenty volumes. Octavo. THE WRITINGS OF HENRY DAVID THOREAU. Frontispieces and photogravure plates by Herbert W. Gleason. publisher's three quarter green morocco, covers marbled boards, spines with raised bands in six compartments, text title in two, the others with gilt floral star and tools, top edge gilt, sun fading to spine, neat repair to goint of volume one.LIMITED EDITION TO SIX HUNDRED SETS WHICH THIS IS NUMBER ONE HUNDRED-FORTY SIGNED BY THE PUBLISHER. FOUR-PAGE MANUSCRIPT RATHER THAN THE STANDARD TWO. Tipped into the first volume . 115 lines of text, with corrections and emendations in pencil in Thoreau's hand. The passages-which differ from the publisher versions-are from "Walking" and "Social Dyspepsia". with the author observing in latter that " a wise man is asunconscious of the movement in the body and the circulation of the blood in the natural body.
London: George Routledge and Sons Limited, 1910. Leather_bound. Two volumes. Quarto . Notitia Venatica a Treatise on Fox Hunting Embracing Management of Hounds, Kennels, Fox, , Horses, The Hunts. Revised and brought down to date by Cuthbert Bradley with Twelve illustrations Henry Alken and others coloured by hand. Bound in three quarter red morocco, cloth boards, spine gilt decorations of fox, jockey hunt cap, horse and hound, gilt title, raised bands, top edge gilt, marbled endpaper.
London: Harper and Brothers, 1902. Leather_bound. One volume. Octavo. Madame De Pompadour by Noel Williams, with sixteen photogravures and extra illustrated with eighteen additional portraits. Bound in three quarter red morocco, marbled board, raised bands, spine gilt decoration motif, top edge gilt, marbled endpaper.